Supreme Court hears arguments on ministerial exception, foreign copyrights

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] in two cases on Wednesday. In Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC [transcript, PDF; JURIST report], the court considered whether an employment discrimination claim can be brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) [text] against a religiously affiliated school despite the Act’s "ministerial exception." The exception allows religious organizations to give "preference in employment to individuals of a particular religion" and to "require that…

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